University of Aberdeen


What are the worst things about studying at your university?


"I've had some bad experiences with lecturers."
"There are sometimes examples of poor organisation in the university."
"Aside from offering societies and sports clubs (which, in my opinion, are the most important areas of the 'student experience' anyway), the student association isn't great. Accommodation is expensive in the city and it can be hard to find good flats."
"The lack of a students' union can make it difficult to build a social life."
"The high cost of living in the area."
"Aberdeen is a small city and can feel a bit remote."
"We're not at the top of the rankings and sometimes university management can be problematic. Also, it's a really expensive city."
"Teachers try to help you with career choices but I don't think they're given a lot of training on this as they do not understand the need for developing soft skills."
"The area is expensive for rent and some of the buildings are outdated."
"Aberdeen can be a bit grey and miserable weatherwise."

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